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On and off stage

On and off stage

Unless something goes very wrong, the only people audiences should notice during a performance are the actors. But offstage there is another, much larger cast of characters whose roles are every bit as important to the success of any theatrical endeavour.   Of course,  it all starts with the playwright, which is why he or […]

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Latest news from Gabriola Players

Latest news from Gabriola Players

Click on the link below to read our April newsletter with information about recent and upcoming events. Check it out and mark your calendars! April E-News

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Gabriola Players WOWS!!!

Gabriola Players WOWS!!!

Gabriola Players delivered an outstanding production of Four One-Act Plays that pushed the boundaries and explored the hilarity, drama, jealousy, romance and the occasional insanity of “relationships”. Three performances were held at the Rollo Centre on March 22-23 and the audience showed their appreciation with thunderous applause and an endless string of superlatives for the […]

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Spring Production 2013

Spring Production 2013

           

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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR GABRIOLA PLAYERS SPRING PRODUCTION!

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR GABRIOLA PLAYERS SPRING PRODUCTION!

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Group Theatre Trip… Sunday, 24 February

Group Theatre Trip… Sunday, 24 February

JOIN US TO SEE “THE 39 STEPS” ON SUNDAY, 24 FEBRUARY IN NANAIMO We have purchased a group ticket rate ($14 per person) to the matinée performance (2:00 pm) on Sunday, 24 February. “The 39 Steps” stars GP’s own Darien Edgeler, who will be appearing in “The Exquisite Hour” – one of the four one-act […]

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Actor’s Etiquette

Actor’s Etiquette

 Or How to Have a Successful Rehearsal for Your Play So you got the part? Congratulations! Now what? For many new actors, the first rehearsal can be just as nerve racking as an audition. You will more than likely be working with other actors that you have never met. Some will be more experienced than […]

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What does the Director do?

What does the Director do?

Early in the process: Choose a script that you enjoy and that is within your directing capabilities. Assess and analyse every aspect of the play. Prepare to lead the creative team to turn your vision of the play into a reality Have a producer in place before submitting your proposal to the executive. Prepare a […]

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What does the Producer do?

What does the Producer do?

The actors get all the applause, the director gets all the credit, but it is you, the faceless Producer, who really makes it happen. At the Start of the Production: Meet with the director to get an understanding of the vision for the show. The director and producer work closely together—the director is responsible for the artistic […]

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What does the Stage Manager do?

What does the Stage Manager do?

Preparation: Work closely with the director.  Understand the director’s vision for the play and help bring it to life. Attend all rehearsals and performances. Prepare a preliminary list of props. During Rehearsals: In co-operation with the director set up rehearsal schedules. Go over the rehearsal schedule with director and cast. Maintain a list of email […]

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